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Hock

In England previously common name (also Hoc or Hockamores) for Rhine wines Germany, emerged from the name of the wine town of Hochheim (large Daubhaus location) at the eastern end of the German wine-growing region Rheingau, A "Hochheimer" (this name was also very often synonymous with the grape variety in the past Riesling used) was also the absolute favorite wine Queen Victoria (1819-1901) English. As a young queen, she visited the area with Prince Consort Albert of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha in 1850 and agreed that the vineyard would be named "Queen Victoria Mountain" after her. The popular saying “Good Hoc keeps off the Doc” also comes from her (Guter Hochheimer makes the doctor superfluous ).

As Sparkling Hock German sparkling wines were also known for a long time in England. The one from the Portuguese DOC area Bucelas Originating white wine was called "Portuguese Hock" due to the Riesling-like taste. The term "Hock" is still used on bottles today labels used. It is approved according to German wine law for a lovely Wine (formerly table wine), which has the geographical name " Rhine “Carries and comes from white wine varieties, as well as for a lovely white quality wine which is the name of one of the specific growing areas Ahr. Hessian mountain road. middle Rhine. Near. Rheingau. Rheinhessen or palatinate wears and was made from white wine varieties. See also under special wines,

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